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VCSEL Market by Application (Data Communication, Sensing, Infrared Illumination, Industrial Heating), End User (Data Center, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Healthcare, and Others) and Geography - Forecast to 2020

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Publishing Date: October 2015
Report Code: SE 3835

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A vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser, or VCSEL, is a semiconductor micro-laser diode that emits light in a cylindrical beam vertically from the surface of a fabricated wafer. It is widely used in optical fiber data communication, sensing, infrared illumination, pumping, and industrial heating. The major role of VCSELs in all these applications comprises reducing operating cost and power consumption as well as providing high performance. The major end-users of this technology are data centers, and sectors such as consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, and healthcare among others. The VCSEL market was valued at USD 611.3 Million in 2014, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 21.99% from 2015 to 2020, expected to reach USD 2,105.3 Million by 2020.

From past two decades, approximately one Billion VCSELs have been shipped; among which a majority of them were 850nm emitting lasers made up of Gallium arsenide (GaAs) material. Majority of these shipments were utilized in data communications and sensing. This growth can be credited to the rising demand of VCSELs in data centers and consumer electronics products. VCSELs are expected to be in demand in data centers in the next five-six years because of their low-power consumption and high-speed data transmission capabilities over short ranges. Moreover, emerging applications such as 3D imaging and gesture recognition are expected to generate new opportunities for VCSELs in the consumer electronics sector as well. In spite of numerous advantages offered by VCSELs, their limited range of data transmission restricts their deployment in only a selected few applications.

The target audience for the VCSEL market report includes the semiconductor material providers, component manufacturers, manufacturing equipment suppliers, manufacturers of optical transceivers and other VCSEL-based devices, end users in various sectors, associations, organizations, forums, and alliances related to the different laser technologies.

This report aims to provide a birdís eye-view of the entire VCSEL market with detailed market segmentations, combined with the qualitative analysis of various classifications done on the basis of application, end user, and geography. The market has been forecast till 2020 to estimate its growth prospects and potential.

VCSELs are expected to exhibit the fastest growth in infrared illumination, pumping, and industrial heating applications. Geographically, North America is expected to be the largest market for this technology, whereas the APAC region is estimated to exhibit the fastest growth at a CAGR of 23.80% during the forecast period.

Market scope:

In this report, the VCSEL market has been segmented into the following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, by Application: Data Communication, Sensing, Infrared Illumination, Pumping, Industrial Heating
  • Market, by End User: Data Center, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Healthcare, and Others
  • Market, by Geography: North America (sub-segmented into the U.S., Canada, and Mexico), Europe (sub-segmented into the U.K., Germany, France, and others), Asia-Pacific (sub-segmented into China, Japan, South Korea, India, and others), and Rest of the World
  • Competitive Landscape: Market rank analysis
  • Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in the VCSEL market.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 11)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Geographic Scope
           1.3.3 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 15)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions
           2.4.1 Assumptions
           2.4.2 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 23)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 27)
    4.1 Attractive Growth Opportunities in the VCSEL Market
    4.2 VCSEL Market, By Application
    4.3 VCSEL Market in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2014
    4.4 Market Share of Major Countries for VCSELs in 2014
    4.5 Emerging Application Areas are Expected to Exhibit A High CAGR During the Forecast Period

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 31)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Evolution of VCSEL
    5.3 Market Segmentation
    5.4 VCSEL Materials
           5.4.1 Gallium Arsenide
           5.4.2 Gallium Nitride
           5.4.3 Other Materials
    5.5 Market Dynamics
           5.5.1 Drivers
                    5.5.1.1 Growing Number of Data Centers Driving the Demand for VCSEL
                    5.5.1.2 Technological Developments Enabling Greater Use of VCSEL in Infrared Illumination
                    5.5.1.3 Advancement in Automotive Electronics Driving the Demand for VCSEL
           5.5.2 Restraints
                    5.5.2.1 The VCSEL Technology is Restricted to Short-Distance Communication Due to Its Limited Range
           5.5.3 Opportunities
                    5.5.3.1 Emerging Laser-Assisted Hard Disk Drive Technology Likely to Create Opportunities for VCSEL
                    5.5.3.2 Gesture Recognition Likely to Generate the Demand for VCSEL
           5.5.4 Challenges
                    5.5.4.1 Developing VCSEL Using Gan is Still A Challenge

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 42)
    6.1 Value Chain
    6.2 Porterís Five Forces Analysis
           6.2.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.2.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.2.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.2.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.2.5 Intensity of Rivalry

7 Market, By Application (Page No. - 49)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Data Communication
    7.3 Sensing
    7.4 Infrared Illumination
    7.5 Pumping
    7.6 Industrial Heating

8 Market, By End User (Page No. - 71)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Data Centers
    8.3 Consumer Electronics
    8.4 Automotive
    8.5 Industrial
    8.6 Healthcare
    8.7 Others

9 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 81)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 North America
    9.3 Europe
    9.4 Asia-Pacific
    9.5 Rest of the World

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 109)
     10.1 Overview
     10.2 Market Ranking Analysis
     10.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
             10.3.1 New Product Launches
             10.3.2 Contracts, Agreements, and Projects
             10.3.3 Mergers & Acquisitions
             10.3.4 Other Developments

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 116)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Finisar Corporation
             11.2.1 Business Overview
             11.2.2 Products Offered
             11.2.3 Recent Developments
             11.2.4 MnM View
                        11.2.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     11.3 Avago Technologies
             11.3.1 Business Overview
             11.3.2 Products Offered
             11.3.3 Recent Developments
             11.3.4 MnM View
                        11.3.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     11.4 JDS Uniphase Corporation
             11.4.1 Business Overview
             11.4.2 Products Offered
             11.4.3 Recent Developments
             11.4.4 MnM View
                        11.4.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     11.5 Royal Philips Electronics N.V.
             11.5.1 Business Overview
             11.5.2 Products Offered
             11.5.3 Recent Developments
             11.5.4 MnM View
                        11.5.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     11.6 II-VI Incorporated
             11.6.1 Business Overview
             11.6.2 Products Offered
             11.6.3 Recent Developments
             11.6.4 MnM View
                        11.6.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     11.7 IQE PLC
             11.7.1 Business Overview
             11.7.2 Products Offered
             11.7.3 Recent Developments
     11.8 Vertilas GmbH
             11.8.1 Business Overview
             11.8.2 Products Offered
             11.8.3 Recent Developments
     11.9 Princeton Optronics, Inc.
             11.9.1 Business Overview
             11.9.2 Products Offered
             11.9.3 Recent Developments
     11.10 Vixar, Inc.
             11.10.1 Business Overview
             11.10.2 Products Offered
             11.10.3 Recent Developments
     11.11 Ultra Communications, Inc.
             11.11.1 Business Overview
             11.11.2 Products Offered
             11.11.3 Recent Developments

12 Appendix (Page No. - 139)
     12.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     12.4 Available Customizations
     12.5 Related Report
     12.6 Available Customizations
     12.7 Related Reports


List of Tables (70 Tables)

Table 1 Demand From Data Centers and Automotive Electronics Driving the VCSEL Market
Table 2 Short Range Restricts  the Application Areas for VCSELs
Table 3 Hamr and Gesture Recognition Likely to Generate Opportunities for VCSEL
Table 4 Making Gan-Based VCSEL Commercially Available is Still A Challenge
Table 5 VCSEL Market Size, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 6 VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 7 Data Communication Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 8 North America: Data Communication Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 9 Europe: Data Communication Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 APAC: Data Communication Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 11 RoW: Data Communication Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Sensing Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 13 Sensing Market Size in North America, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Europe: Sensing Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 APAC: Sensing Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 RoW: Sensing Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 17 Infrared Illumination Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 North America: Infrared Illumination Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 Europe: Infrared Illumination Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 APAC: Infrared Illumination Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 RoW: Infrared Illumination Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 Pumping Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 North America: Pumping Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 Europe: Pumping Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 25 APAC: Pumping Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 RoW: Pumping Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 Industrial Heating Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 North America: Industrial Heating Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 Europe: Industrial Heating Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 APAC: Industrial Heating Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 RoW: Industrial Heating Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 VCSEL Market Size, By End User, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 Data Center Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 Consumer Electronics Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 Automotive Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Industrial Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 Healthcare Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 Other End Users Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 39 VCSEL Marekt Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 North America: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 North America: VCSEL Market Size, By End User, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 North America: VCSEL Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 U.S.: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Canada: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Mexico: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Europe: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 Europe: VCSEL Market Size, By End User, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 Europe: VCSEL Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 Germany: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 U.K.: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 France: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Rest of Europe: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 53 APAC: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 APAC: VCSEL Market Size, By End User, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 55 APAC: VCSEL Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 China: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 Japan: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 India: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Rest of APAC: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 RoW: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 RoW: VCSEL Market Size, By End User, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 RoW: VCSEL Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 South America: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 Middle East: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 65 Africa: VCSEL Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 66 Market Ranking, 2014
Table 67 New Product Launches, 2013-2015
Table 68 Contracts, Agreements, and Projects, 2013-2015
Table 69 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2013-2015
Table 70 Other Developments, 2013-2015


List of Figures (56 Figures)

Figure 1 Research Design
Figure 2 Market Size Estimation Meth0dology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Meth0dology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 4 Data Triangulation
Figure 5 Assumptions of the Research Study
Figure 6 Limitations of the Research Study
Figure 7 VCSEL Market Snapshot (2015 vs 2020): the Application in Data Communication to Lead the VCSEL Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 8 VCSEL Market, By Application, 2014
Figure 9 VCSEL Market Snapshot, By End User, 2015 vs 2020
Figure 10 VCSEL Market Share, By Region, 2014
Figure 11 VCSEL Market is Expected to Grow at A Rapid Rate During the Forecast Period
Figure 12 Huge Demand for VCSELs is Expected From the Data Communication Segment During the Forecast Period
Figure 13 China Was the Largest Market for VCSEL Technology in APAC in 2014
Figure 14 The U.S. Accounted for More Than One-Fourth of the VCSEL Market in 2014
Figure 15 Industrial Heating and Pumping Expected to Be the Fastest Growing Application Areas for VCSELs During the Forecast Period
Figure 16 Evolution of VCSEL Technology
Figure 17 VCSEL Market, By Application
Figure 18 VCSEL Market, By End User
Figure 19 Data Centers and Automotive Electronics are Key Growth Drivers for  VCSEL
Figure 20 VCSEL Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 21 Porterís Five Forces Analysis for the VCSEL Market
Figure 22 Porterís Five Forces: Impact Analysis
Figure 23 Threat of New Entrants
Figure 24 Threat of Substitutes
Figure 25 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
Figure 26 Bargaining Power of Buyers
Figure 27 Intensity of Rivalry
Figure 28 The VCSEL Market to Be Driven By the Data Communication Application During the Forecast Period
Figure 29 Rest of Europe to Exhibit the Highest Growth Rate for Data Communication During the Forecast Period
Figure 30 China to Be the Largest Market for the Application of VCSEL in Sensing During the Forecast Period
Figure 31 VCSEL Market for Infrared Illumination in North America, 2014 vs 2020
Figure 32 VCSEL Market for Pumping in RoW, 2014 vs 2020
Figure 33 Data Centers to Be the Largest Market for VCSELs During the Forecast Period
Figure 34 APAC Region Presents Major Growth Opportunities for VCSELs From 2014 to 2020
Figure 35 VCSEL Market, Geographic Snapshot, 2014
Figure 36 Attractive Growth Opportunities for VCSELs in Pumping and Indsutrial Heating Applications
Figure 37 North America Geographic Snapshot, 2014
Figure 38 Asia-Pacific Geographic Snapshot, 2014
Figure 39 Companies Adopted Organic as Well as Inorganic Strategies From 2013 to 2015
Figure 40 Battle for Market Share: New Product Launches Was the Most Common Strategy
Figure 41 Geographic Revenue Mix of Major Companies
Figure 42 Finisar Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 43 Finisar Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 44 Avago Technologies: Company Snapshot
Figure 45 Avago Technologies: SWOT Analysis
Figure 46 JDS Uniphase Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 47 JDS Uniphase Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 48 Royal Philips Electronics N.V.: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 Royal Philips Electronics N.V.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 50 II-VI Incorporated: Company Snapshot
Figure 51 II-VI Incorporated: SWOT Analysis
Figure 52 IQE PLC: Company Snapshot
Figure 53 Vertilas GmbH: Company Snapshot
Figure 54 Princeton Optronics, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 55 Vixar, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 56 Ultra Communications, Inc.: Company Snapshot

VCSELs are a type of lasers in which infrared energy is emitted from the surface cavity of semiconductor layers. Multiple devices can be packaged together to form an array and used for high-speed optical data communication over short distances. Their high reliability and low cost of fabrication have also encouraged manufacturers to develop these devices for sensing applications. In the last few years, researchers have also managed to successfully develop high-powered VCSELs for infrared illumination, pumping of lasers, and industrial heating applications.

This research report categorizes the VCSEL market on the basis of application, end user, and geography. The market has been segmented based on application into data communication, sensing, infrared illumination, pumping, and industrial heating. The market based on end users has been segmented into data center, consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, healthcare, and other sectors. It has been segmented based on geography into North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW.

The VCSEL market is expected to reach USD 2,105.3 Million by 2020. Data communication and sensing are the major applications, whereas infrared illumination, pumping, and industrial heating applications are expected to exhibit high growth. In 2014, the data communication application accounted for the largest share of nearly 60% of the overall VCSEL market.

The report also details key high-growth markets, thereby underlining the growth trend in the VCSEL market. Furthermore, the report analyzes the competitive scenario, geographic trends, and opportunities in the macro- and micro-markets with respect to North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW. The figure below shows the estimated growth of the VCSEL market between 2013 and 2020.

VCSEL Market

The VCSEL market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.99% from 2015 to 2020, wherein APAC would be the fastest-growing market. Some of the major players in this report are Finisar Corporation (U.S.), Avago Technologies (Singapore & U.S.), JDS Uniphase Corporation (U.S.), Philips Photonics (Netherlands), and Princeton Optronics, Inc. (U.S.).

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